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Newton County deputies searching for wanted man
The Newton County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a wanted man. A Friday afternoon press release says 27-year-old Dominique Rayvon Bass is wanted on charges of Aggravated Robbery and Bond Forfeiture on an original charge of Indecency with a Child/Sexual Contact. If you...
Brush fire Thursday afternoon in Burkeville area
Firefighters were busy dealing with a brush fire early Thursday afternoon in the Burkeville area. It happened shortly after 1:00 along Farm to Market Road 1012 hear County Road 1500, about 4 miles south of Highway 63. The East End Fire Department was set to assist Burkeville firefighters. There’s no...
Fatal Crash in U.S. Highway 69 in East Texas Work Zone Claims One Life
A tragic incident unfolded on U.S. Highway 69 late Tuesday afternoon, resulting in a fatal crash within a designated work zone. At approximately 3:52 p.m., a Kenworth 18-wheeler heading north on U.S. 69 came to a stop due to ongoing construction just north of the Jasper County line, according to a report by the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Video and Photos as Ghost Hunters Investigate Rampant Hauntings at Louisiana’s Hanging Jail
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - A Gothic jail sits in Deridder, Louisiana, and reports of hauntings of two men executed by hanging run rampant. An organization of ghost hunters in Lafayette is investigating to find out if there is any credence to the reports. The jail was built in 1915,...
Driver injured in late Tuesday night rollover wreck in far south Newton County
KOGT News in Orange is reporting that a man is undergoing hospital treatment following a late Tuesday night rollover wreck in far south Newton County. The report said that it occurred at about 11:00 on Highway 87 approximately three miles north of Highway 12. Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant...
Identity of man in fatal crash released
Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Shana Clark on Thursday released the name of the man who died in a fiery Tuesday afternoon accident. It happened at about 4:00 in extreme northwest Jasper County in the Rockland Community. The man has been identified as Matthew Everett Carr, 34, of Woodville.
Newton County gets $13M grant for Expo Center
NEWTON, Texas — Newton County has been awarded a $13 million grant by the state. The grant will go towards a brand new Expo Center located right off Highway 87. County leaders applied for the grant back in 2018. And last month, the Texas General Land Office Commissioner Dawn Buckingham visited Newton County Leaders and gave Newton County Judge Ronny Cochran a check in the amount of $13,627.000.00.
Newton County working to finalize agreement with Beauregard Parish to help inmate overflow issue
NEWTON COUNTY, Texas — The Newton County Sheriff's Office is working to finalize an agreement that would help the overflow of inmates at their jail. On Dec. 5, 2023, Sheriff Robert Burby submitted a proposed inter-local agreement to be entered between Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office and Newton County to house overflow of jail inmates, according to a news release from Newton County Sheriff Robert Burby.
East Texas Severe Weather Outlook – Things Are Looking Better
This past Monday, the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma issued an ominous warning. Much of East and Southeast Texas was in the level 2 target zone for severe weather on Saturday. Issuing this severe forecast six days out is rare, especially during the winter months. Given the confidence weather...
Pre-Loved Thrift & Sales holds ribbons cutting ceremony
A ribbon cutting was held on Friday officially opening Pre-Loved Thrift and Sales, a resale store owned by Gene Mayo. On hand for the event was Jasper Mayor Anderson Land Jr. and representatives of the Jasper Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce. The store, which is located on the...
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Evadale Jr FFA Emma Ferguson wins Grand Champion Steer at Jasper County 4-H Winter Bash
Jasper County 4-H held its 7th Annual Winter Bash this past weekend. The event was so successful last year they expanded the jackpot show to two days. FFA and 4-H members from all over southeast Texas traveled to the Jasper County Jr Livestock Barn to show their animals. Swine, lamb,...
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Roganville VFD Family Movie Night to feature “Elf” on Sat, Dec 16th
The Roganville Volunteer Fire Department will host their Annual Family Movie Night on Saturday, December 16th at 6:00pm in the Roganville Fire Hall on County Road 425. They will be showing the 2003 Christmas film “Elf”, featuring Will Ferrell. Organizers say be sure to bring your own chairs...
Gov. Abbott endorses House District 11 candidate
AUSTIN, Texas (KETK) – Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Wednesday his endorsement for Joanne Shofner for House District 11. “Joanne Shofner is the kind of new conservative voice we need in Austin to help deliver key Republican victories that are important to Texans,” Abbott said. “As a small business owner, Joanne understands that cutting property taxes is […]
Photos of Vernon Parish game camera thief being sent to owner
Several game cameras have been stolen in Vernon Parish and the sheriff’s department says the cameras have been taking photos of the thief and sending them to the owner. Vernon Parish deputies say the game cameras were stolen on November 8th from a hunting lease near Leesville. This case...
Charge pending against man who shot at deputies
We learned new details on Thursday about a weekend incident involving a man who shot at deputies and was then barricaded inside a house for about five hours. It happened at about 5:30 on Saturday evening at a home on Farm to Market Road 1004 near Buna. Jasper County Sheriff’s...
Heavy police presence off Hwy 394 in Beauregard Parish
BEAUREGARD PARISH, La. (KPLC) - The Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed they searched for a suspect on foot off Hwy 394 near Vacation Lane earlier this afternoon. Viewers report a heavy law enforcement presence around 1 p.m. Tuesday, and Sheriff Mark Herford said the sheriff’s office was looking for suspects in recent burglaries in the area.
Sabine Parish man takes own life after pursuit, standoff with deputies
VERNON PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A Florien man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a pursuit and standoff with deputies in Vernon Parish. According to the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies tried to stop 47-year-old Nathen Sandel in Vernon Parish. Sandel was wanted in Vernon Parish for...